I am a mom of a high school junior who wants to be a Vet. We are trying to figure out what colleges are a good choice for her Bachelor’s degree (with respect to getting into Vet School). We currently live in Indiana, but prior to moving here, lived in the Southeast. My daughter goes to a college prep school and the preliminary vibe I get from their college counseling office is they want to work with kids (and families) that have the potential (and stash of cash) to attend Ivy League schools. She has a 3.5 GPA student, but she has been to Prince Ed. Island vet camp, is president of her 4H, volunteers at the Shelter, equestrian, etc… She probably will not go to a West Coast school….do you know of any resources for finding out more about E coast or Midwest schools regarding acceptance rates/bachelor’s programs?
Thank you so much for the info on your blog.
Hi AR —
I assume you are asking whether there are statistics for where the east or mid-west vet schools take students from in terms of undergraduate institutions. If that is your interest, I would suggest that you look at the individual websites for the vet schools in those areas to see if they have any admission statistics to share with prospective students. I know Davis has such statistics available but I don’t know whether all schools compile the same information.
However, regardless of whether those statistics exist, I would recommend that your daughter go to the best college or university that she can where she will also be happy. As long as she excels well wherever she goes, she will be a competitive applicant for vet school.
Good luck and let me know if you have any additional questions!
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